"My relationship to the tea culture begun long before my first clay work had seen the light of day. So I naturally came to ceramics with a focus on the ceramics used in the tea ceremony. Good pottery is as essential to the tea as much as the pure water and good company. On my journey I am searching for the links between the natural look of the wabi style and traditional European techniques. I use fire, the Phoenix, who gives my vessels character and life."

Woodfired ...

In using the woodfiring technique we are not only pursuing a tradition of our ancestors, but also trying to produce works that carry within themselves something deeper than technique: a poetry that speaks the language of our souls, a pottery that reflects our way of living . Woodfiring demands discovery and consonancy with nature. For us, making pots is more about process than product. Each work begins its life on the potters wheel. It is altered or assembled off the wheel, fired, glazed with a mixture of natural materials and finally fired a second time in a wood-burning kiln of our own construction at 1260C - 1350C...

... pottery is for me fascinating process. From earth, mud and dirt, form fire and smoke originates softly shining and ethereal surface of tea bowl. Those are magic, which would not appear without concentrated work full of regularities and craftsmanship. To pottery become a ones WAY, it is important to know all its rules as well as to foster skill ...